Tag Archives: OCM 766 Special Burial Practices and Funerals

Featured eHRAF teaching exercise: Comparison of prehistoric burial practices

This week’s featured eHRAF teaching exercise was produced in-house here at HRAF by Christiane Cunnar. Designed for classroom use or as a homework assignment, Exercise 2.3 Burial Practices: A world-wide comparison of burial practices in…

West African burial practices: using eHRAF’s Advanced Search

The couple of steps show you how you can search for “West African burial practices” using HRAF’s online ethnographic database. STEP 1. Cultures and Topics Covered in eHRAF World Cultures First become familiar with the…

Chieftains and Elites in Iron Age Burials

In eHRAF Archaeology you can search for chieftains and elites in iron age burials using the Advanced Search with its “Add Traditions/Subjects” feature and keywords. In the Advanced Search use the “Add Traditions” function to…

Aztec Dog Burials in eHRAF Archaeology

Here are the steps in eHRAF Archaeology to search for ‘Aztec dog burials.’  For this search it’s best to use the “Add Traditions” and “Add Subjects” functions and keywords in an Advanced Search. Steps in Using…